Tag archives for iPad

AMAZING list of social skills and language skills apps

One dedicated blogger took SIX MONTHS to put together this amazingly comprehensive list of apps for social thinking and language skills.  It is a downloadable PDF that unfortunately doesn't link directly to iTunes but it is a great list!  Many thanks to the author.   Read full article »

iPad, iMac, and technology in the LS classroom

I have joined the bandwagon, and bought an iPad to be used in my classroom. I have never regretted my decision. My students love practicing their Math facts using the Math Bingo game. They choose an avatar, difficulty level, and answer addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division Math facts. The object of Math Bingo is to get a pattern Read full article »

More wonderful apps!

Our amazing IT Integrationist, Jen Smith attended a conference in Vietnam last week and brought back this list of wonderful apps for the iPad, iTouch and iPhone.  Need any better excuse to get yourself one? Go here for the link... https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ShikfLz4gjLHhBK0YT7nIY3EjEhdqSEp2mffnoI5JYg/edit?hl=en&pli=1# Read full article »

Another thought that handwriting is dead!

Handwriting-branded-as-a-dead-art-by-head-teacher/ Another article that sounds the death knell for handwriting!  This private school in Scotland has given every child an iPad. Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!